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" WE passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree and dead, the people of the country explained that she had been unable to keep up with the other slaves in a gang, and her master had determined that she should not become the property of anyone else if she... "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 279
1875
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New reader, Volume 2

New reader - 1879
...Those who show a disposition to rebel, or escape, have to carry a heavy log, called a taming-stick. the neck to a tree, and dead. The people of the country...property of any one else if she recovered after resting a time. I may mention here that we saw others tied up in a similar manner, and one lying in the path,...
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David Livingstone: The Story of One who Followed Christ

Louise Seymour Houghton - 1882 - 332 pages
...abandoned along the road as the poor wretches gave in and professed to have lost all hope of escape. . . . We passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree, and...had been unable to keep up with the other slaves in the gang, and her master determined that she should not become the property of another if she recovered...
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Buried Cities Recovered: Or, Explorations in Bible Lands, Giving the Results ...

Frank S. DeHass - Extinct cities - 1885 - 610 pages
...according to Dr. Livingstone, in some instances nine out of ten, perish on the road. " One day," he says, " we passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree, and dead ; she had been unable to keep up with the other slaves in a gang, and her master had determined that...
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Heroes of the dark continent: and how Stanley found Emin Pasha. A complete ...

James William Buel - Africa - 1889 - 590 pages
...on the slave parties that were met. One entry in Livingstone's journal, June igth, reads as follows: "We passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree, and...that she had been unable to keep up with the other •laves in a gang, and her master was determined that she should not become the ARABS MURDERING EXHAUSTED...
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Stanley and the White Heroes in Africa: Being an Edition from Mr. Stanley's ...

D. M. Kelsey, Henry Morton Stanley - Africa, Central - 1890 - 823 pages
...first indications that they were on the track of the slave-traders appeared. First, they passed by a woman tied by the neck to a tree, and dead ; the people of the surrounding country explained that she had been unable to keep up with the other slaves in a gang,...
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THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MISSIONS

1891
...his " Last Journals " (59-63), gives some account of the brutalities on the road. June 19th, 1866, he passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree and dead; she could not keep up with the rest, and in order that she should not become the property of another...
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South Africa, 1486-1913

A. Wyatt Tilby - Great Britain - 1914 - 632 pages
...they would cross the route of an Arab caravan, and find the bodies of slaves but lately dead — •' a woman tied by the neck to a tree and dead ; the...unable to keep up with the other slaves in a gang. We saw others tied up in similar manner, and one lying in the path shot or stabbed.' it might be a...
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The Net cast in many waters [afterw.] The Net. Ed. by A. Mackenzie

Zululand missionary assoc - 1875
...into the hands of others. Again and again in the diary of Livingstone we find such words as these, ' We passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree, and dead.' ' We passed a slave-woman, shot or stabbed.' Bishop Steere too, who has just passed over the same route...
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Africa Since 1800

Roland Anthony Oliver, Anthony Atmore - History - 1994 - 308 pages
...coast that Livingstone noted some of the worst atrocities that he witnessed in all his long travels: We passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree and dead . . . We saw others tied up in a similar manner, and one lying on the path shot or stabbed for she...
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David Livingstone: Man of Prayer and Action

C. Silvester Horne - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 129 pages
...spread to the Nassick men. On the nineteenth of June, Livingstone made the following journal entry: "We passed a woman tied by the neck to a tree and...of the country explained that she had been unable From earliest times, however, the scientific imagination had been captured by the question of the sources...
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